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Potters invited to submit works for teaware competition
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Ceramic artists have been invited to submit works for a teaware competition organised by the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.

The "Teaware by Hong Kong Potters 2004 - A Competition" aims to promote ceramic art and tea drinking culture in Hong Kong. Competition works should be functional and in the form of a teapot, teacup, cup stand, saucer, slop bowl, water boiler, ewer, tea caddie and fresh water jar, etc. They can be made and designed for the brewing and preparation of different types of tea.

Entries should be original ceramic creations handmade by the entrants not more than two years from the date of entry. Each entrant may submit a maximum of four works, which can be a single item or a set.

The judging criteria includes originality, creativity, technical competence and functionality.

Prizes of $14,000, $10,000 and $8,000 will be awarded respectively to the winners of the first, second and third prizes, and $1,000 will go to the Prize of Excellence winner. Each winner will also be presented with a certificate. The winning artworks will be presented at the Museum of Tea Ware next March.

Entry forms are now available at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre and can be downloaded from the Museum of Art's website: http://hk.art.museum/ . Entries should be sent, together with the completed entry forms, to the Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central on October 9 or 10.

For details, please see the brochure of the competition or the Museum of Art's website or call the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware on 2869 0690 or 2869 6690.

Ends/Monday, July 5, 2004
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